Center, Colorado, is the nearest town.It is an easy 8 mile, 12 minute drive.
Center has 2 banks, 2 gas stations, a well stocked chain grocery store and meat market.
A dollar store, a hardware store, an auto parts store.
A variety of service businesses including a medical clinic, an electrician business, a plumbing business, a post office, and a laundry.
Monte Vista and Del Norte, at 22 miles, offer additional services.
Del Norte has a new hospital.
Alamosa (35 miles) has a Wal-Mart, Adams State University, and a broad variety of supporting businesses.